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Allergy Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Allergy.

  • 9 Encyclopedia Article

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Encyclopedia Articles (9)

2,380 words, approx. 8 pages
Allergies Definition Allergies are abnormal reactions of the immune system to substances that are otherwise harmless. Description Allergies are among the most common medical disorders. By some estimat... Read more
853 words, approx. 3 pages
Allergies An allergy is an excessive or hypersensitive response of the immune system to harmless substances in the environment. Instead of fighting off a disease-causing foreign substance, the immune ... Read more
2,109 words, approx. 8 pages
Allergies Allergies are abnormal reactions of the immune system which occur in response to otherwise harmless substances. Allergies are among the most common of medical disorders. It is estimated that... Read more
741 words, approx. 3 pages
Delayed Hypersensitivity Skin Test A delayed hypersensitivity test is an immune function test measuring the presence of activated T cells that recognize a certain substance. The immune system protects... Read more
471 words, approx. 2 pages
Physical Allergy Physical allergies are allergic reactions to cold, sunlight, heat, or minor injury. The immune system is designed to protect the body from harmful invaders such as germs. Occasionally... Read more
856 words, approx. 3 pages
Allergies An allergy is an excessive or hypersensitive response of the immune system to harmless substances in the environment. Instead of fighting off a disease-causing foreign substance, the immune ... Read more
880 words, approx. 3 pages
Allergy An allergy is a reaction to a foreign substance by a person sensitive to that substance. Allergies are part of the body's immune mechanisms. They are triggered when an antigen--a substance for... Read more
2,286 words, approx. 8 pages
Allergies A hypersensitive response by the immune system to a foreign substance that is ordinarily harmless. Allergies account for more office visits to pediatricians than any other ailment, besides t... Read more
805 words, approx. 3 pages
Elimination Diet A systematic approach for diagnosing food allergies. An elimination diet is the systematic elimination of different foods and food groups from the diet as a means of diagnosing food a... Read more
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